1. Set Up the Bits

  1. Log into the machine that is to serve as the Ambari Server as root. You may login and sudo as su if this is what your environment requires. This machine is the main installation host.

  2. Download the Ambari repository file and copy it to your repos.d.


Table 2.1. Download the Ambari repository

RHEL, CentOS, and Oracle Linux 5

wget http://public-repo-1.hortonworks.com/ambari/centos5/1.x/updates/1.6.0/ambari.repo

cp ambari.repo /etc/yum.repos.d

RHEL, CentOS and Oracle Linux 6

wget http://public-repo-1.hortonworks.com/ambari/centos6/1.x/updates/1.6.0/ambari.repo

cp ambari.repo /etc/yum.repos.d


wget http://public-repo-1.hortonworks.com/ambari/suse11/1.x/updates/1.6.0/ambari.repo

cp ambari.repo /etc/zypp/repos.d


When deploying HDP on a cluster having limited or no Internet access, you should provide access to the bits using an alternative method.

When you have the software, continue your installation based on your base platform.

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